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Joint Replacement Surgery
Last published 08/2016
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This easy-to-read publication describes joint replacement surgery, including what happens during surgery and what to expect after surgery. It discusses the replacement joint (prosthesis) and reasons why individuals may need joint replacement. It includes information about research on joint replacement.
NIH Publication No. 16-5149-E
Length: 16 pp.
- General public
- For medical & health professionals to share with patients
Quantity that can be ordered: up to 5 copies
This publication is in the public domain. It can be reproduced.
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
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